Cracks in Facebook's Walled Garden

Facebook sits at the eye of a perfect storm this week. Congress forced them to reveal the extent of Russian ads and fake news during the 2016 election. FaceLiker malware spiked. Fake Friend attacks continued to spread. Facebook security matters. For many people, Facebook is the Internet. One in five web page views occur through Facebook. Ten million web sites are Liked or Shared on Facebook every day. With over 2 billion active users, many who get most of their online content via Facebook, its reach is staggering. 83 million of those user accounts are fake (more about that later). Fake News Let’s start with Russia’s election shenanigans. Facebook just admitted to Congress that 10 mi


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